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More here than meets the eye

I've held out on the glasses thing. I tell myself as long as I can see the computer to type, I'm good.

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Too big for Texas?

For one Texas rest stop: Trucks. And if ATA's Bill Graves has his way, the 85 mph speed limit on a stretch of State Highway 130.

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What a difference a decade makes

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

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The high price of notoriety

It's a completely strange experience to walk into a truck stop and see a whole rack of magazines with your picture on the front.

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Revisiting the cross-border program — in Mexico

U.S.-based cross-border carriers continue to operate into Mexico -- a lookback on past reporting on the program shows little progress in the U.S.-Mexican economic/political relationship.

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The hurdles of cash, fees and paperwork

Financial and technical prep -- the work is tedious, so consider using companies that will complete the process for you.

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Caught in the crossfire of health regs, discrimination law

The FMCSA and the EEOC are in a small battle over health regulations and equal opportunity.

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Joe Biden on the big-rig business

Trucking could use a little more of what the Vice President seems to have had back in 1973, a true empathy for the realities of the independent trucking business.

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Trying to master the fine art of negotiating

We can't have one income and keep the truck, the house, the car and groceries, and we don't want to give the children away.

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How many people can you get in a truck cab?

During the reveal event for the new European Volvo FH cabover, a performance troupe illustrated the cab's space to answer this question.

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